Serse Cosmi: Bertolacci is ready to return to Roma

Former Siena, Lecce, and Livorno manager Serse Cosmi spoke to

“Bertolacci? He already showed in Lecce his immense quality. He protects the ball like few can thanks to his physical stature, and he’s not a superficial player: he has the ability to always look for his teammates. All he had to do was play, express himself, and convince himself of his quality. Once he became aware his growth became a consequence of his performances. Is he mature enough to return to Roma? Yes, even though players who grow up through the Primavera have difficulties breaking into the first team:.”

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